Economic Indicators 

Next week's economics: 25 Feb - 1 March

Chris Dillow

Chris Dillow
Next week's economics: 25 Feb - 1 March

We’re likely to get mixed signals from major economies next week. In the eurozone purchasing managers surveys should confirm that growth has slowed to a near-standstill – an image confirmed by official figures on Friday showing that unemployment is now flatlining. One reason for this will be evident in other purchasing managers’ surveys, which will show that Chinese manufacturing – and hence demand for western goods – is still contracting.

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